When we see a bird on the balcony – a magpie in particular – we read a favored book. Waddle Giggle Gargle.
My little charges are developing an awareness of nature and their surroundings by bringing their attention to this experience. Imagination and curiosity can grow by showing them the link between what enters their environment and what they can control. By repeating this activity my little charges can learn to recall and communicate the event, imitate the bird sounds, name the bird and role play the actions.